According to the information of the Defense Intelligence, Russian Armed Forces Command is reinforcing militia units with new staff on the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions. Graduates of higher military-training colleges are appointed for the primary officer positions. The statement of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine relating to the situation in the Joint Forces Operation area stated that.
"Militaries from the Russian Armed Forces' elite troops are continuing to arrive through the uncontrolled Ukrainian territories with the aim of strengthening of the level of the special training for subversion and reconnaissance groups and snipers," the message reads.
Besides, as the intelligence of Ukraine's Defense Ministry reports, Russian soldiers differ with a highly negative attitude to residents of the territories under ORDLO.
"Due to this, the number of weapon usage has increased in conflict situations. Particularly, the Russian occupant was hardly wounded during the argue with the representatives of the so-called local law enforcement while attempting to use a weapon," the Ministry noted.